2D & 3D Animation
MakeGames writes: While experimenting Boolean modifiers, I came across a new method to model low polygon models fast. In order to do this, you need to do the following: Create a cube, go to Edit Mode, press  to go to the Vertex mode. Press [Alt + M] and combine at the center. Use that [...]
Jan van den Hemel writes: Here's a couple of quick tips that may help speed up your work in the Blender interface.
Gleb Alexandrov writes: What render engine are you going to be using more often in Blender 2.80, Eevee or Cycles? And why? Join the discussion in the comments!
Wanoco 4D shares a fantastic quick Eevee demo with a short breakdown and some tips!
My name is Lorenzo. I am a self-taught artist, programmer, and Blender user living in the Netherlands. While my daily work involves mostly programming, I have been working and playing with Blender for more than 14 years. At times it was just a sporadic use, then it became a more regular, daily activity. Blender was [...]
The Blender Cloud team is currently preparing a new character creation training series based on the 'Rain' character by Julien Kaspar. Julien thoroughly annotated and documented every step of the journey, from exploratory sculpts, facial poses, mesh modelling, quick posing all the way to the final shading and lighting. All these steps are going to [...]
The second release candidate of Blender 2.80 is ready for download! Over 70 bugs have been fixed. Please check it out and report any issue you may find.
Every week, hundreds of artists share their work on the Blender Artists forum. I'm putting some of the best work in the spotlight in a weekly post here on BlenderNation.
Curtis Holt writes: Hi everyone! In this video, I'm going to be showing you how to create a science-fiction environment concept with the help of the free BY-GEN add-on for Blender 2.8. The add-on and all of the demonstration blend files can be downloaded for free from the links in the video description. Thanks for [...]
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Peetie writes: This 50 minutes video on YouTube shows 55 addons that work with blender 2.8. You can watch the whole video at once or you can jump to the addons you are interested in. Here a list below: (It's in alphabetical order) 00:08 Advanced Boolean tool 00:55 Animation Nodes 01:10 Archipack 02:50 Beam Builder [...]
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Blender Insight writes: The new "collections" in Blender 2.8 are so easy to use, so to do a tutorial about them is almost not needed. However... together with "Layers" the get a little more complex, but also much more powerful. So here is an introduction on how to use collections and Layers together to get [...]
Jan van den Hemel writes: A.N.T. Landscape generator is an add-on that generates all kinds of preset and customisable noise patterns, which can be useful to generate landscapes procedurally. This quick tip shows you how it works.
Witold Jaworski, the author of the amazing "Virtual Airplanes" e-book for Blender, has updated his in-depth add-on development guide to Blender 2.80. Witold writes: If you already have some programming experience in Python and want to write an add-on for Blender 3D, then this book is for you! I am showing in this guide how [...]
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25games writes: Hello and welcome Pixels! Last week I made a break of my hay cart series and published a short Blender 2.8 tutorial about the 3d cursor and the origin. This week I want to continue with the hay cart tutorial series and I will finish modeling today and start to unfold the UVs. [...]
RoseRedTiger sculpted this awesome bust of 'Luna' and shared the time-lapse. Enjoy! I sculpted my character Luna in Pablo Dobarro’s sculpt mode features branch. It has been very enjoyable to use. Luna by RoseRedTiger on Sketchfab
Blenderthings scattered a dancing crowd with Animation Nodes in Blender. It took me one hour and 20 minutes until render ... rendering was done within 20 minutes - 4 to 7 seconds per frame with eevee - 250 frames total.. There are loads of unnecessary nodes and steps along the way so it was not [...]
YanSculpts writes: Sculpting Princess Zelda from the Legend of Zelda, Breath of the Wild 2 in Blender 2.8.
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3Dtinkerer writes: Hello again everyone! In this video I will be discussing a new Blender 2.8 addon called Blender Kit. Blender Kit is a service that allows you to download assets, materials, and alpha brushes to your blender 2.8 client with the click of a button. Blender kit does have a paid subscription but they [...]
String Fairy writes: In this tutorial, I show you how to make uneven tiles using procedural materials.
fxgogo writes: I been experimenting with different render engines for Blender and thought I would share my first set of results. My focus has been animation and motion graphics on a laptop. So trying to get the best look in the shortest amount of time.